Tuition hike, job cuts coming to JWCC to help balance budget

Tuition increases and job cuts, as well as a new winter accelerated term, are being included as a ways to help balance next fiscal year's budget at John Wood Community College brought on by the continued state budget impasse.

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No charges filed in March incident at Adams School

Charges will not be filed against an Quincy Public Schools employee who allegedly punched a student last month.

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Asbestos removal costs higher than expected at Baldwin
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Asbestos removal costs higher than expected at Baldwin

The Quincy School District expects to spend more than anticipated on the first phase of asbestos abatement tied to demolition of Baldwin School. The Building Committee on Tuesday recommended the School Board approve the sole bid for the work.

Advocates of school choice attend forum
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Advocates of school choice attend forum

Parents of young students and adults concerned about competition among schools attended a School Choice Missouri forum Monday hosted by Northeast Missouri Conservatives.

Quincy School District committee looks at training targeting bullying
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Quincy School District committee looks at training targeting bullying

The Quincy School District will look at offering additional training to staff and students about bullying, hate speech and related issues that often lead to discipline problems.

Education

Revised projections highlight QPS financial struggles

Revised projections paint a darker financial picture for the Quincy School District. "May is going to be a tight month for us," Business Manager Joel Murphy said.

Super '70s Bash gives last look at former Quincy High School
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Super '70s Bash gives last look at former Quincy High School

A group of Quincy High School graduates eager for any excuse for a party has found another one. Taking a last look at their high school, now Baldwin Intermediate School and slated for demolition beginning this summer, helped inspire the QHS Super '70s Bash to bring together a decade of grads.

St. Dominic students use new robot to help build STEM skills
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St. Dominic students use new robot to help build STEM skills

QUINCY -- St. Dominic students use robot to help build STEM skills

Composer stops in Quincy to debut piece, discuss importance of writing music
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Composer stops in Quincy to debut piece, discuss importance of writing music

Stephanie Berg says hearing her compositions performed in concert for the first time never gets old. Her latest piece, "Ignite," commissioned by the Quincy Symphony Orchestra, will have its world premiere during the QSO's April 29 concert.

Education

Memphis teacher named Literacy Teacher of the Year

Angie Wentworth, a Scotland County Elementary School teacher in Memphis, has been named Rotary District 6040's Literacy Teacher of the Year. The district covers the northern half of Missouri and has 56 clubs, including Kansas City.

Service League donates more than $15K to Payson schools
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Service League donates more than $15K to Payson schools

The Payson School District soon will have enough Chromebook laptops for each middle and high school student in the district, thanks to a grant from Quincy Service League.